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3 we have some school delays to tell you about--madison, mitchell, and yancey county schools will all start two hours late this morning. remember you can always check fox carolina dot com for the latest delay and closing information. 3 ((adlibs weather hit))3 flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 ((wrap up))
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*********hold******3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center. center.you are looking live at: 3 3 we're just a little more a week from the south carolina primary.. and the republican candidates for president are spending a lot of time in the upstate. upstate.this morning bob jones university is preparing to host four of the candidates. candidates.ted cruz, ben carson, marco rubio and jeb bush have all confirmed they
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forum throughout the day.it all starts at 12:30 and the candidates will take the stage separately throughout the day in founders memorial auditorium.we will be there and stream it on fox carolina-dot-com. 3 and we're still waiting to find out exactly *who* will be on stage for tomorrow's republican debate in downtown greenville. 3 but preps are *well* underway. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at the peace center this morning... where we've seen national media already arriving for tomorrow's event. 3 - talk about what's going on out there now 3 - tv crews already getting in place- expect security to be
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3 - road closures: - saturday 8am - 2am- most of the area surrounding the peace center centerwho's going to be there? 7 left- still don't know which ones will be up on stage... based on criteria for debate... trump, cruz, rubio automatically included in that tuesday polls indicate: bush, kasich included 3 lots of candidates campaigning across the state, upstate... fox carolina dot com polls here: 1- trump2- cruz3- rubio-
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3 the democratic candidates are preparing for nevada and south carolina-- hillary clinton says the kind of criticism she's getting from bernie sanders, is something she would expect from republicans. clinton blasted sanders after he suggested in an interview that president barack obama hadn't succeeded in closing the gap between congress and the american people. the pbs debate in milwaukee-- was their first meeting between the two since sanders won the new hampshire primary on tuesday. both candidates aimed to sway voters--- by prompting change during the debate-- 3 3 3 3 "i'm running for president to knock down all the barriers that are holding americans back and to rebuild the latters of opportunity to give every american a chance to advance especially those who have been left out and left behind." behind." 3 "the american people are tired of establishment politics, tired of establishment economics they want a political revolution in which
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up, come together not let the trumps of the worlds divide us and say you know what in this great country we need a government that represents all of us not just a campaign of wealthy contributors." 3 and here is a look at the democratic candidates running for president.the south carolina democratic primary is february 27-th. 3 3 in texas -- a woman accused of **killing a spartanburg man.. who attended the south carolina school for the deaf and blind.. is **behind bars** this morning. 3 william farr's family wants to know why michelle chase shot and killed their loved one-- they say she left his body outside her apartment sunday then returned the next day-- and left an apology note. authorties say she admitted to the shooting after officers found a gun inside her home. she said she shot farr after he startled her by banging on her door.we spoke to some of farr's siblings who say they found out about his death on facebook. 3 3 3
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out on last night that our brother, william eugene farr, had been killed out in texas, a facebook posting was up on facebook and my niece forwarded it to my sister."out in texas, a facebook posting was up on facebook and my niece forwarded it to my sister." 3 that he had a job, a new job working at a car wash. and i called him 3:47 and i said are you doing ok, he said yes cause he can call through tdd, the deaf thing. 3 "he said he was staying with a friend. i said, if you're safe there, he said yes. yes.farr's family has set up a go-fund-me page to help with costs to bury william in spartanburg.a 3 3 covering our counties:in greenville county -- mauldin police say a 16-year old girl is in jail -- charged with murder. murder.police say the teen had carrying out an attempted armed robbery at the bojangles on east butler road back on january 30th. 30th.19-year old savon allen
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that police think was drug- related. 3 three other teens are also facing charges.19-year-olds trevonte watts and william newton... and a 15-year-old girl, who is not pictured, were also charged with murder. 3 water workers in greenville county are hopeful a yellow dye found in the reedy river will be completely gone by sunday. sunday.the renewable water resources say the dye was found in water collected at the mauldin road water resource recovery facility. we're told the dye likely came by from a nearby manufacturer and is no longer showing up in its systems-officials say there is no threat to the public or the environment. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly
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mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: this: 3 you're taking a live look at
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3 it's ______.coming up, law enforcement across the country are pulling together today--to honor fellow officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. what they're doing, straight ahead. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...downtown greenville
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3 in oregon-- the last four activists who occupied a national wildlife refuge are expected to go before a judge today. 3 all four were involved in a ranching standoff and finally surrendered to f-b-i agents on thursday. their group seized the refuge nearly six weeks ago -- demanding the government to turn the land over to locals and release two ranchers who had been arrested for setting fires. all four face a federal felony charges. 3 also happening today -- law enforcement across the country are encouraging everyone to wear blue.its to honor police officers killed and hurt in the line of duty. the national sheriff's association says this comes after a string of deadly attacks on police officers -- who were killed just this week --including one in georgia -- two in maryland -- and one in north dakota.a moment of silence will take place at one p-m eastern time. 3 in chicago-- the parents of the jackie robinson west baseball team -- whose kids were stripped of their national championship -- are
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n.the lawsuit filed on thursday claims the league hid the fact several team members were ineligible in order to reap benefits.the parents also say e-s-p-n anchor stephen smith defamed them by accusing them of "perpetrating a fraud" espn and the little league have not yet reviewed the lawsuit. 3 the greenville zoo will announce the name and gender of their new baby giraffe today. 3 the greenville zoo staff will talk about autumn the giraffe's baby -- who was born on february second. the event will take place in front of the giraffe exhibit at 1:30. during that time -- the calf's name and gender will be revealed.we'll be there for it all.the zoo will reopen to the
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3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 ((weather hit))flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. saturday becomes sunny and cool in the 30s and mid-40s, followed by
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monday starts with snow showers and possible sleet, then changes to heavy rain by late afternoon. some light accumulation is possible before changing to rain.
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3 now to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: this: 3 you're looking live atpit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..no one was hurt when an s-u-v slammed into a home in greer last night.it happened on anita street. police say the driver experienced some type of medical condition. one person was inside the home at the time. 3 one man is on the run and another is in jail after an armed robbery in spartanburg county. deputies say the
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"scotchman convenience store on north blackstock road with an assault rifle. we're told matthew hemphill could be driving a 1997 or 2007 burgundy b-m-w. 3 the 58th annual grammy awards are monday at 8 p-m. rapper and actor ll-cool-j will be the host. taylor swift--chris stapleton-- kendrick lamar-- the weekend-- and alabama shakes are nominated for album of the year. 3 several players from clemson are invited to the n-f-l combine this year -- in fact -- the most in program history. history.among them: cornerback mackensie alexander and upstate native shaq lawson. five players from the gamecocks were also invited. the combine begins february 3 3 it's (time).coming up, an 8-year old carolina fan is saying cheer up cam. find out what he tried to do for the tough loss in the super bowl, next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're
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3 when a friend is down-- you help them up. and after cam newton and the panthers lost in the super bowl -- that's exactly what one young fan hoped to do. do.check it out -- 8-year-old stephen graham wrote a letter to the quarterback..and inside the letter he included a paper version of a lombardi trophy. the letter reads:"dear cam newton, i'm sorry you lost, but here is a paper trophy. when a friend falls down, the other friend always picks him up."graham says he's a carolina fan and cam newton deserves a trophy anyway for the amazing season he had.
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3 ((weather hit))flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center.
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*********hold******we're watching this: 3 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.coming up, after searching for months--police say they finally know who's responsible for vandalizing an upstate church. the details, next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county.. pelham road you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now.. now.. 3 a few flurries will be possible during morning, then skies will clear for the afternoon. mountains will see snow near tennessee most of the day. highs will reach the 40s. 40s. 3 the republican candidates will
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downtown greenville at the peace center ahead of the south carolina primary. i'm live with a report. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 12i'm lauren elise eliseand i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. morning news. 3 ((weather hit))flurries possible friday morning
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develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 with just a little over a week
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primary the republican candidates for president will be spending a lot of time in the upstate. upstate.this morning bob jones university is preparing to host four of the candidates. candidates.ted cruz, ben carson, marco rubio and jeb bush have all confirmed they will attend a faith and family forum throughout the day.it all starts at 12:30 and the candidates will take the stage separately throughout the day in founders memorial auditorium.we will be there and stream it on fox carolina-dot-com. 3 and greenville will be in the national spotlight tomorrow night for the republican debate. debate.it's happening at the peace center and preps are well underway. underway.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live there this morning... and ashley -- do we know yet if all *7* republican candidates will be on stage? 3 based on requirements: - top 3 in iowa- top 5 in new hampshire - top 5 in polls... 3 based on criteria for
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automatically included in that tuesday polls indicate: bush, kasich included- 90 minute debate- starting at 9 tomorrow night 3 - preps already underway - tv crews already getting in place - expect security to be tight... secret service will be here 3 - road closures: - saturday 8am - 2am- most of the area surrounding the peace center 3 - again: starts at 9pm - just only
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3 senator marco 3 rubio will be in the upstate for a third day in a row. row.after he attends the forum at b-j-u--a rally is planned at the downtown greenville airport at 5 oclock.this is a look at his town hall event at southside christian school in simpsonville thursday.the senator addressed a wide range of topics from foreign policy....to terrorism. 3 3 3 you are scared and you are worried, you are concerned and you have every right to be. and thats why this election is no ordinary election, this elections a turning point. history will write that 2016 is a turning point for america. what kind of turning point is what we must now
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3 jeb bush is also making a stop in the upstate before he heads to that forum at bob jones. he's holding a meet and greet at the anderson civic center this morning at 11:15. 3 doctor ben carson stopped by the gaffney visitors center thursday afternoon.he spoke with voters during a q-and-a session with the political group "americans for peace, prosperity and security." carson says the current administration is not handling the gun control issue well. 3 3 "the obama administration's ideal of taking care of this is to deprive the people of guns. i think it's really just the opposite. the government should be offering the people free courses in how to utilize guns in order to protect themselves." themselves."for a list of where all the candidates will be over the next few days click on the "you decide" section of fox carolina dot com. 3 and just one week after the republican primarythe democrats will face off in their primary election on february 27-th.sanders and
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last night in wisconsin--you'll hear from both of them in the next hour. 3 3 covering our counties now:a greenville county teen is **behind bars** this morning -- charged with church vandalism. vandalism.investigators haveve been trying to track down a suspect for months.fountain inn police say they arrested 18 year old robert grigsby, junior from simpsonville on thursday.police say back on january 5th, bethlehem baptist had windows, glass doors, and vehicle windows shot out with what appeared to be a b-b gun. church leaders say they are happy about the arrest. 3 3 3 3 it breaks your heart. you know, we're not mad at him because kids sometimes do stupid stuff. but you know, we don't want them to attack us, and we just want jesus in their heart heartrocky creek missionary baptist and calvary baptist in simpsonville were also vandalized last month.grigsby has not been charged in those cases. 3 spartanburg county investigators are asking for your help tracking down a theif.. caught on camera.
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you see here broke through the glass door of the m and m tax building located off east blackstock road.reports state they were called out on wednesday morning around 8:30 when someone came to the store to get their tax refund.we're told the robber got away with cash.if you know anything about this burglary -- call spartanburg police- 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 ((weather hit))flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the
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and cold in the 20s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 3 you are taking a live look at: 3 3 it's ______.remember when a sinkhole swallowed up millions of dollars worth of cars?? coming up -- we will show you what the place looks like now. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson you're watching the morning news on
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at... pelham road... greenville county 3 the president of venezuela is blaming the deaths of three people on the zika virus. virus.he announced on thursday that nearly 70 others are in the hospital because of the virus.since last november, country leaders have reported more than 5-thousand cases of zika.local health leaders say that number is much higher.the cdc announced thursday that zika may have caused two woman in the u-s to have a miscarriage.we're told they
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traveling internationally. 3 the national corvette museum in kentucky is remembering the anniversary of a costly sink-hole. sink-hole.two years ago today -- a sink hole opened up in their show room and ate 8 cars. today they're opening a special exhibit to commemorate the disaster.video footage of the sink hole and restoration of the cars will be featured in the exhibit.they will also dedicate a portion of the exhibit to explaining sink holes. 3 workers at boeing's north charleston plant could be looking at job cuts.top executive say they need to cut jobs across the nation to save costs. they say the cuts will start with executives and managers.there's no time-table when the layoffs will start. boeing employs about 75-hundred people in the charleston area.the company's shares suffered a huge drop
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say they're looking into the company's financial projections. 3 if you've noticed you're paying less to fly, you're not alone.the transportation department says domestic airfares have dropped to a six- year low.airline ticket prices fell by more than six-percent in the third quarter last year. the average price is now about 372-dollars.expansion of low- cost airlines and lower jet fuel costs are major reasons
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3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 ((weather hit))flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. saturday becomes sunny and cool in the 30s and mid-40s, followed by highs in the 30s sunday.
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showers and possible sleet, then changes to heavy rain by late afternoon. some light accumulation is possible before changing to rain. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to pit crew traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching: watching:
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pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 time for news you need to know..law enforcement agencies across the nation are encouraging you to wear blue today.it's to show support of officers killed and hurt in the line of duty. a moment of silence will take place this afternoon at 1:00. 3 the federal trial for accused church shooter "dylann roof" will be delayed.defense lawyers say they want to wait to see if prosecutors will pursue the death penalty.his state trial is set for this summer. 3 prison leaders in mexico say at least 52 inmates have been killed in a prison riot.local media is reporting the fight was caused by two rival factions.pope francis is scheduled to visit another prison in the area later this month. 3 later today -- a group of protesters is planning to demonstrate outside the nfl headquarters in new york. york.the group says they're upset at beyonca's super bowl half-time show.the hashtag,
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on social media.social media users say her performance was racist.they also say her new single "formation" is anti-cop. 3 we head to break with a live look at... usc upstate 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 you're watching the morning
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i support bernie sanders because i think that his ideas are much more forward thinking and innovative than any of the other candidates. when bernie sanders is engaging with the black lives matter movement it's proof positive that he doesn't just gigi lip service to being supportive of issues that matter to people of color in this country. and when he is elected we will see long-overdue changes to our criminal justice system that continues to criminalize people just for being black.
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3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at...greenville county.. pelham road 3 hollywood stars are looking forward to this year's oscars, but if they don't win an award they still leave pretty well off. off.everyone who's nominated still gets a gift bag.this year they're valued at 200- thousand dollars.the swag bag includes dozens of luxury items including trips to israel and japan along with all expenses paid trips to resorts and fitness sessions. the bag also includes a few odd items like 300-dollar toilet paper, plastic surgery,
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3 greenville county animal care reps say they have the perfect gift for your loved on valentine's day daythis saturday **only the shelter is waving the adoption fee.every dog will also be spayed or neutered...vaccin ated...microchipped and tested. we talked with leaders at the shelter about t y they're offering the special this year. 3 3 3 "we have some awesome dogs here so it's a good opportunity for people to come in and get a pet maybe if they have been on the fence about it it's just raising awareness getting people in the door. so again, you know we do encourage people to think about what they're getting into. consider the cost and routine care of an animal." animal."a reminder -- the free adoptions are this saturday. greenville animal care is
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3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 ((weather hit))flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s.
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3 let's send it over to chris with let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on: on: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.the gop presidential hopefuls are coming to greenville.ashley minelli is live with all you need to know about the debate this weekend. 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus
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minutes. the morning news at 6:00 starts now... now... 3 a few flurries will be possibleleduring morning, then skies will clear for the afternoon. mountains will see snow near of the day. the 40s. 40s.police say a 16-year old girl is now facing murder charges after a shooting
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restaurant.the details, coming up. 3 3 the republican candidates are headed to bob jones university today for a faith and family forum.i'll tell you who will be there and when. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 12i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 we have some school delays to tell you about--madison, mitchell, and yancey county schools will all start two hours late this morning. remember you can always check fox carolina dot com for the
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3 ((adlibs weather hit))flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're traffic center. center.you are looking live at: 3 3 we're just a 3 3 we're just a little more a week from the south carolina primary.. and the republican

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